ADHD HINT – Goal-Directed Persistence and Hope!

ADHD HINT – Goal-Directed Persistence and Hope!

Happy New Year! It’s the last Wednesday of the year. This is the time of year for fresh starts, resolutions, renewed commitments. Even though there are many points at which we can give ourselves a fresh start (new quarter, new month, new week, new day, new hour,...
ADHD HINT: Stress Tolerance and Humor

ADHD HINT: Stress Tolerance and Humor

By this point in the month of December, you might find that stress is becoming a familiar companion. There are a lot of demands and expectations that can feel like they are piling on to an already heavy load of ordinary, daily responsibilities! How are you managing?...
ADHD HINT – Response Inhibition and Creativity

ADHD HINT – Response Inhibition and Creativity

Norman Rockwell’s image of a family arriving with gifts is lovely but idealized, at least based on my experience! Real life is a little messier. Packages are not always so nicely wrapped. The children are not always full of smiles and eager to help. The house is...
A Gift To You This Holiday Season

A Gift To You This Holiday Season

The Twelve Days of ADHD On the first of the special days I dreamed you gave to me Acceptance of my ADHD.   On the second of the special days I dreamed you gave to me Patience when I mess up And acceptance of my ADHD.   On the third of the special days I dreamed you...
ADHD HINT – Metacognition and Curiosity

ADHD HINT – Metacognition and Curiosity

In this post, we’re going to take a look at the executive function of metacognition and the character strength of curiosity. I think they make a nice pair, especially with the holiday season upon us! Metacognition is a word that is unfamiliar to many people. Peg...
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